"It's palace politics
. At its worst." Pena Nieto leaves office tomorrow as a loathed figure after six years of corruption and conflict-of-interest scandals.
It is possible that he became out of favour, especially after his well-wishers in the palace hierarchy themselves were shunted out of the complicated and opaque palace politics
New Delhi does not want to get drawn into the palace politics
since there is an intense rivalry between Nayef, who is the Interior Minister, and his much younger cousin.
Touching on a wide spectrum of themes and time periods, they reflected the breadth of his interests and curiosity: pre-colonial history and politics, social banditry, the role of women in palace politics
, 'feudalism' in Malay society, the Japanese interregnum, post-war Malay nationalism and politics, ethnicity, imperialism, communism, political parties, Malay rulers, nation-building, history and memory, human rights, textbook controversies, and Malaysian historiography.
With a radical breakaway from the heritage of his ancestors Osman and Orhan that relied on a civilian spirit rather than on an institutionalized apparatus, Fatih built the state on four pillars: the Indo-Mongolian State tradition, the customs of Genghis Khan, the right of Arabs to the sword and the palace politics
of the Byzantine Empire.
The second contest – palace politics
and popular mandate versus riggingKarzai led regime (L'ETAT C'EST MOI)THE RUSE OF CONSENSUS CANDIDATE – ZULMAY MEDVEDEV – MOST PLAUSIBLE MAIN STRATEGY – BUT HE HAS FALL BACK STRATEGIES ALSO
Carlson also well traces and documents the palace politics
that led to Rochefort's exile after his crowning achievement, his professionalism while in a seemingly backwater assignment, and his return to grace late in the war.
Art and palace politics
in early modern Japan, 1580s-1680s.
Its "street politics" is much harder to defeat than the "palace politics
" of the Arab dictators.
Contrary to the Chois' plans, Lady Jung will not permit the kitchen to be used as a battleground for palace politics
. At the first meal prepared under her leadership, Lady Jung encourages the kitchen ladies to practice their skills diligently because she will ultimately hand her position only to the most talented--not the highest ranking or most politically connected.
He alleged rulers were engaged in palace politics
and were not showing any courage to talk to US for fear of losing the power.
Robert Hartmann, who worked with Cheney in Gerald Ford's White House, wrote in his book Palace Politics
, published way back in 1980, that "whenever his private ideology was exposed, he appeared somewhat to the right of Ford, Rumsfeld, or, for that matter, Genghis Khan."
Huw Lewis accused the Welsh Labour leader of failing to attack poverty and "putting his own palace politics
before the people of Wales".
In addition, Mernissi has mentioned several key attributes which served Shajara well, such as great military leadership: "She brought the Muslims a victory which the French remember well, because she routed their army during the Crusades and captured their king, Louis IX."  This account has noted that even after her abdication, Shajara was still successful at manipulating palace politics
to her advantage.
Surely, Palace politics
should not be allowed to stand in the way of a couple's wedding vows?